Daily Archives: September 25, 2012

Civilian contractors caught between negative image and mission requirements

[Translate] Civilian contractors caught between negative image and mission requirements By Stuart Tiffen, NBC News contributor Scott Dennis, a 42-year-old Air Force veteran, never considered outright retirement after getting out of the military in 2009. Instead he went to work … Continue reading

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Purge of consultants beats goal as Obama seeks cuts

[Translate] Purge of consultants beats goal as Obama seeks cuts Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg – Federal contracts in 12 targeted consulting areas totaled $43 billion in fiscal 2010, with companies such as Lockheed Martin, Deloitte and Booz Allen Hamilton Holding among the biggest … Continue reading

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‘Hunted’: A Spooks spin-off? No, a private-eye spy thriller

[Translate] ‘Hunted’: A Spooks spin-off? No, a private-eye spy thriller A tense new action drama could be a big hit for the BBC Gerard Gilbert Tuesday 25 September 2012 In the final ever episode of Spooks, broadcast last October, Matthew … Continue reading

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Executive Order Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts

[Translate] The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 25, 2012 Fact Sheet: Executive Order Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts More than 20 million men, women, and children worldwide are victims of … Continue reading

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